Previously on the Best and Worst of Smackdown Live: Buddy Murphy’s weird but welcomed accidental push as an athletically gifted snitch continued with a TV match of the year contender against Roman Reigns. Plus, we’re Shane McMahoning again!
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Here’s the Best and Worst of WWE Smackdown Live for August 20, 2019.
Best/Worst: King Of The Ring, Or, “90 Minutes Of Good Smackdown Followed By Half An Hour Of Total Garbage”
Let’s talk about the good stuff, first.
The King of the Ring tournament had its first B-Block round one matches, with Andrade vs. Apollo Crews obviously being the standout. Following Monday’s Raw’s lead, it looks like the structure of round one is, “one match you wish was way longer, followed by a dumb story-based match we barely thought about.” More on that in a minute.